Plastics may not be safe. BPA should be avoided, but is in most convenience foods. Artificial food colors can create ADHD like symptoms. Too many nitrates can interfere with the body’s hormone production and possibly even lead to cancer. Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics finally took a stand against these and other additives, issuing a report in the August 2018 issue of Pediatrics citing numerous studies on the dangers of these chemicals and recommending that they be removed from the products and foods that children use and consume.
Find yourself with an overabundance of fruit and want to make a fun drink for your guests? Country wine is a general term for wine made from fruit except for grapes. Wow your guests with your wine-making skills!
Blood oranges are a wonderful complement to kombucha. They hold a special place in the hearts of citrus lovers everywhere because of their natural sweetness!
Getting a massage shouldn’t be a luxury. Because of the obvious benefits of massage therapy, I believe that massages should be part of routine life — for absolutely everyone.
Last year, a judge ruled the state of Michigan’s Invasive Species Order was unconstitutional, but the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is still enforcing the order, sometimes killing pet pigs.
Looking for safe sunscreens made with natural ingredients? Want a downloadable safe ingredient cheat sheet to help you make wise buying decisions?
This month, I’m giving away a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 to one of you. The Kindle Fire is worth $379, and I’ll also grab you 5 e-books or movies of your choice (up to $50)!
Gelatin promotes the production of collagen — the lovely protein that provides the building block of our skin cells — thereby reducing the appearance of wrinkles, stretch marks, and cellulite.
Olive oil isn’t just for making salad dressings, folks. It has historically been used in a myriad of surprising and often overlooked ways.
Congress is going to ask the FDA to crack down on artisan soap makers. These craftsmen and women usually make soap at home and sell it at farmer’s markets, online, or in local natural food outlets.